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by the taliban. coming up, what she said that enraged the taliban so much. we'll give you an jut date on her condition. >> and a massive toyota recall. is your call on the list? which ones may be faulty. >> hello, neighbor. you see this? it's called a wallet. the inside of the wallet, that's where money goes. you know what moneyny is? i'm guessing no because you're watching public television. >> jimmy fallon taking his audience to the land of make believe with mr. romney's neighborhood. coming up, fallon's spoof on decision 2012. so what really goes on at twitter. how you can see behind the scenes coming up in business new news. >> and a live look at 880 and oakland. we'll get a full look at the forecast. >>> welcome back. in pakistan a 14-year-old girl who was gunned down by the taliban is remaining unconscious in critical condition. she was targeted for speaking out in support of education for girls. doctors in pakistan removed a bullet from her neck today. yesterday a gunman shot her in the head and neck. the girl began writing a blog about life under the taliban and was an advocate for g
for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like her to go to school. that made 14-year-old malala an enemy of the taliban. today, gunmen hunted her down at her school in pakistan. police say her classmates tried to protect her. but the men waited until she came out and they shot her, once in the neck, once in the head. a taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying they wanted to kill her for at least a year, to silence a voice that dared to speak out against them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was one the girl gave as one of the best known, most outspoken and youngest critics of the extremist forces ravaging her country. >> i was very scared. the militants threw acid on my face. they can do anything. >> report
was a taliban assassination target. >>> and up next, good news to report, many giving so much in a cause they so deeply believe in. >>> we have an update tonight on a story that is causing outrage around the world. we heard from a number of you last night after we first told you about a 14-year-old girl who fought for the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in critical condition in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many d
is focused on the 14-year-old girl targeted for assassination by the taliban. she has become a worldwide symbol of the fight for freedom and the fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. she covers pakistan for us >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. doctors deemed her stable enough today to be taken from peshawar to islamabad. the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come forward. >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts
. >>> and the news about the young girl who was targeted by the taliban for speaking her mind continues to grip not only pakistan but the entire world. we have an update on her condition tonight, from all of it, from nbc's amna nawaz. she has been covering the story for us since the start. >> reporter: good evening, brian. malala yousufzai is in the hospital still, but still, she is inspiring the world to act. we have seen shock and outrage since the attack, thousands coming across the country to protest the taliban attack, show their support for malala yousufzai. last night, in fact, a group of clerics came together to issue a religious condemnation against the attackers, saying that what they did was not islamic, that it crossed the boundaries of islamic law, officials say they are closing in on the attackers in an overnight raid. three men were arrested, they said they were involved in the attack. but tonight, her condition can be described as satisfactory by a spokesperson. meanwhile, the world is just waiting for her to wake up. >>> amna nawaz, who continues to cover the story for us. >>>
.e.a.l.s presence to the taliban and murphy ordered them released and not killed. >> wouldn't even cross his mind to injure a noncombatant. >> reporter: as feared, the taliban were tipped off and attacked. his team outnumbered 10-1, fought back. they radioed for backup, but in a selfless act to save his men, murphy moved into the open, immediately drawing enemy fire to make a desperate call for help. >> he took two rounds to the back and dropped down and sat back up, picked the phone back up and started talking again. >> reporter: 19 servicemen died that day. >> it is your teammate who lays down his life for yours. >> reporter: murphy was posthumously awarded the congressional medal of honor for his character and courage. >> man your ship. >> reporter: maureen murphy, michael's mother is the ship's sponsor. >> michael is very humble, but he would be proud because of all of the crew members on the ship, they have a lot of characteristics that are like him. >> reporter: for the 290 crew member, a chance to live up to his example. >> it is truly an honor to now do our part to uphold his legacy and t
-old pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban for blogging. the senior neurosurgeon tells nbc news the girl was operated on today but remains in critical condition. however, he is optimistic about her recovery. she was air lifted to a military hospital after being attacked while on a school bus in the swat valley. in washington the state department joined in the outrage. >> directing violence at children is barbaric, it's cowardly, and our hearts go out to her and the others who were wounded as well as their families. >>> back in pakistan this morning, a moving scene as schoolchildren there took some time out to pray for the young terror victim. >>> now to al qaeda in iraq. the terrorist group is reportedly rebuilding it strength in the aftermath of the u.s. troop withdrawal last year. iraqi officials say that al qaeda has stepped up training camps in the western desert and has increased the number of attacks in iraq in the last few months. most of the militant fighters are thought to be former prisoners who were either released by iraqi authorities or escaped from jail. >>> now, here is a
pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban is being transported to a better equipped hospital near islamabad, stable but conscious. people in pakistan took to the street to condemn the murder of the 14-year-old blogger. >>> the massachusetts pharmacy suspected of being the source of the current deadly meningitis outbreak settled a lawsuit five years ago after a previous meningitis death. both that pharmacy and a second drug company with the same owner have temporarily suspended operations. >>> after arguments wednesday, the supreme court is now deciding whether the university of texas went too far in considering race as a factor in student admissions. >>> and texas executed convicted rapist and child killer jonathan green last night, despite his attorney's claim green was mentally ill. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,344 after slipping 128 points yesterday. the s&p fell eight. the nasdaq lost 13. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo, the nikkei was down 49 points but in hong kong the hang
and support for 14-year-old schoolgirl shot by the taliban as she walked home from school. she was singled out because of her outspoken opposition to the militant group and her advocacy of other girls that want to go school. surgeons were able to remove a budget lodged at the base of her neck, but the next few days will be critical for her recovery. the case, as you can imagine, is getting worldwide attention. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education, and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders. >> the young girl now injured has been blogged and you see video of her from before. she's been blogging about life under the taliban since she was just 11. the terror group has not only aid mitted to shooting her, it says it will try to kill her if she survives. >>> investigators are trying to figure how the a man made it to l.a. from japan with weapons. he was stopped on friday after customs officers noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest under his coat. a search of his suitcase found weapons that included a smoke
? should the u.s. apologize for u.s. marines urinating on taliban corpses? >> oh, gosh, yes. urinating on corpses? >> burning korans? >> what we should not be apologizing for are standing up for our values. what we should not be doing is saying the egyptian people, while mubarak is cracking down on them, that he's a good guy and then the next week say he ought to go. what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in our barracks, in our marines. we need marines in benghazi when the commander on the ground says we need more forces for security. there were requests for extra security. those requests were not honored. look, this was the anniversary of 9/11. it was libya, a country we knew we had al qaeda cells there, as we know al qaeda and its affiliates are on the rise in northern africa. and we did not give our ambassador in benghazi a marine detachment? of course there's an investigation so we can make sure that this never happens again. but when it comes to speaking up for our values, we should not apologize for those. here's the problem. look at all the
the heroism of a teenaged pakistani girl who was shot for speaking out against the taliban. her story has sparked outrage around the world. >>> the supreme court prepares to rule on whether colleges can use race to influence admission recommendations. >>> and we have crazy weather. >> that's right. we're tracking thunderstorms in the south bay. we'll have full details coming up at 6:00 as well. >> looking forward to that. we hope to see you then. bye-bye. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!
-year-old pakistani girl shot in the head and neck by taliban gunmen earlier this week is improving. the young teenager is recovering at a military hospital outside the city after undergoing surgery. she remains on a ventilator and is still unconscious. the girl was shot for her outspoken support of education for women in pakistan. a spokesman says the girl's family had been warned several time about her outspokenness before trackers tracked her route home from school and shot her. two suspects have been arrested. >>> a close race for congress is getting a little physical in southern california. you saw it there. brad sherman threw his arm around howard berman in this youtube clip. a little uncomfortable. the two had been debating about the dream act last night. berman kind of stepped back, and a debate organizer and a sheriff's deputy stood behind them. the congressmen are both running against each other for the reelection in november. a spokesperson for sherman said the congressman regretted the incident, but denies he was trying to start a fight, just getting a little closer. >>>
there on the front lines. today we have confirmation he's had multiple engagements with the taliban on the battlefield. he provides covering fire from apache attack helicopters on emergency rescue missions. >> the fire power they deliver, the support they bring to the battlefield is at an incomparable level. >> reporter: harry has trained long and hard for this. even as child, it was clear he was destined for the military. his first trip to afghanistan five years ago lasted ten weeks. cut short when it became public. >> it's not painful to be here. you're doing a job, to be with such fantastic people. >> reporter: but as we know well, there is another side to the prince. he likes to party. before he headed off to afghanistan, he got caught in las vegas with his pants down -- literally. i think prince harry is already a very popular figure. sometimes his mistakes turn into his positives. people look at the las vegas escapades and think it was a soldier letting off steam before a second deployment. i think people do love this image of him really being exactly as he seems. you look at
by the taliban for her fearless advocacy for girls' education. she remains in critical condition. the alleged mastermind of the attack, a top taliban commander, is still at large. >>> lebanese militant group hezbollah has declared that a drone downed over israel last week was theirs. israeli officials say the drone appeared to have been manufactured in iran, longtime ally of hezbollah. >>> and a winner for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous decision the committee awarded this year's prize to the european union for its landmark role in history uniting the continent. the award downplays the current eurozone debt crisis, straining its 17 nations. >>> investigators searching for a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado are appealing to the public for help in finding her apparent abductor. meantime today, police expect to positive positively identify a body near the spot where jess "k" ridgeway disappeared one week ago. officials say the condition of the body has delayed identification and gave no indication of its age or gender. street and cnbc's mandy drury at the new york
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